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(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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National Chengchi University had also provided documents proving that when applying for a teaching position there, Tsai had supplied her doctoral dissertation. The university and the Ministry of Education had also copies of Tsai's diploma on file which were absolutely the same as the document provided by the LSE, officials said.
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His doctoral dissertation at the University of Utrecht was published in 1959 as Islam as a Post-Christian Religion: An Inquiry into the Theological Evaluation of Islam, Mainly in the Twentieth Century (in Dutch, with English summary).
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It would take a doctoral dissertation to elaborate on just how much is wrong with Steven Spielberg's astoundingly stupid Holocaust melodrama, and, certainly, many dissertations have been written on the director's films.
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